Psychology with Practice Tests + Making the Grade + E-Source

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  • Edition: 7th
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  • Copyright: 2001-07-05
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Lahey has built a superior reputation of student success through a sound pedagogical system. A highly respected researcher, Lahey applies learning theory to his text and the result is a system that leads to student learning. Want proof? Open any chapter and you'll see each begins with an advanced organizer that tells the student what the chapter is about and gives him or her a "cognitive structure" on which to hang new information. Each main section is followed by a review to reinforce the cognitive structure, a self quiz to check the learning of facts and critical thinking questions to encourage deep processing. Each of the subsequent sections are tied together in a similar fashion and the chapter is summarized in a hierarchical outline at the chapter conclusion. In short, he tells them what he is going to tell them, then he tells them, then he tells them what he told them. This edition marks the expansion of visual reviews, increased technology utilization, a new chapter on research methods and a new section on study skills. All of this adds up to a text that

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction

1. What is Psychology

2. Research Methods in Psychology

3. Biological Foundations of Behavior

Part 2: Awareness

4. Sensation and Perception

5. States of Consciousness

Part 3: Learning and Cognition

6. Basic Principles of Learning

7. Memory

8. Cognition, Language, and Intelligence

Part 4: The Life Span

9. Developmental Psychology

Part 5: The Self

10. Motivation and Emotion

11. Gender and Sexuality 12. Personality Theories and Assessment

Part 6: Health and Adjustment

13: Stress and Health

14: Abnormal Behavior

15: Therapies

Part 7: The Social Context

16: Social Psychology

17: Psychology Applied to Business and Other Professions





Name Index

Subject Index

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